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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which process is seafloor spreading most closely associated with?
  1. erosion
  2. volcanism
  3. subduction
  4. metamorphism
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Water stored within the earth below the water table
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Concentration of dissolved salts in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Low-lying land next to a river
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Area of land that drains to a given body of water
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which is the best estimate of seafloor spreading rates?
  1. 1 - 10 mm/yr
  2. 1 - 10 cm/yr
  3. 1 - 10 m/yr
  4. 1 - 10 km/yr
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Structure that impounds water or controls river flow
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Permeable rock where groundwater is contained or flows
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which force is the driving mechanism of ocean tides?
  1. normal force
  2. frictional force
  3. magnetic force
  4. gravitational force
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The principal nutrients of ocean water are
  1. sodium and chloride
  2. lead, mercury, and manganese
  3. phosphorus, nitrogen, and silicon
  4. carbon dioxide, oxygen, and hydrogen
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
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